Chesterton Firefighters Local 4600 and Chesterton FOP Lodge 141 worked together to help Santa deliver gifts Saturday morning for the annual Santa's Helpers program.
Top bridge scorers for November
Listed are the highest-scoring 50 duplicate bridge players for November who play in the Valparaiso, Calumet Township, Portage, Chesterton and Highland games. Lou Nimnicht leads with a sizable amount of masterpoints — 18.51 for the month. Top scorers include: Lou Nimnicht, Yuan Hsu, James Angell, Wayne Carpenter, Joseph Chin, Barbara Graegin, Steven Watson, Zafar Khan, Dave Bigler, James O’Connell, Trudi McKamey, Michael Brissette, Terry Bauer, Daniel Spain, Hilda Connor, Robert Butz, Carolyn Potasnik, Laverne Niksch, Joan Butz, Barbara Walczak, John Goring, Helen Miller, Anna Urick, John Teshima, George Roeper, Mary Kocevar, Alta Allen, Sally Will, Richard Will, Jerry Palm, Mary Schumm, Patricia Mikuta, Indra Gupta, Dolores Marshall, Carol Osgerby, Donald Valiska, Edmond d’Ouville, Martha Harris, Robert Porter, Alan Yngve, Lynne Kostopoulos, Arlyne Filler, Constance Stevens, Delphine Slater, Ruth Goodpasture, Alfred Simmons, Jane Krueger, Thomas Hallum, Alan Filler and Barbara Stroud.
SSCVA elects officers
HAMMOND — The South Shore CVA’s board of directors elected new officers at its December board meeting. Robert Forester, appointed by the town of Munster, remains the chairman of the board. Brent Brashier, owner of DOC’S Smokehouse and Craft Bar, who is appointed by the town of Dyer, was elected as the vice chairman. Chareice White, appointed by the mayor of Crown Point, remains the secretary, and John Kiernan, appointed by the Lake County Council, remains the treasurer.